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The Bad and Ugly (Worst Home Repairs to a VW bus)
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:44 pm    Post subject: Re: The Bad and Ugly (Worst Home Repairs to a VW bus) Reply with quote

That was so ugly the AC line disconnected it self to drop down to look.....
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:23 pm    Post subject: Re: The Bad and Ugly (Worst Home Repairs to a VW bus) Reply with quote

Just found this thread, hope I am not repeating this one. More than once I found myself with a blown wheel cylinder, or brake line. In order to get back to shop I would vice grip the brake line and "secure" the vice grips with mechanics wire, then to the frame. Rolling Eyes
Most notable case was when my ex took me to court over a 1972 Mercedes Benz 250. She claimed I disabled the brakes when i dropped off the car. All I did was take my vice grips with me. Man I miss that car Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:29 pm    Post subject: Re: The Bad and Ugly (Worst Home Repairs to a VW bus) Reply with quote

This doesn't fit the category of a "repair", but is up there in the "worst of the hack jobs", literally...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2084728

And I love the headline... "Custom". Laughing Laughing Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:18 pm    Post subject: Re: The Bad and Ugly (Worst Home Repairs to a VW bus) Reply with quote

A 3/16" piece of bar stock used as a shim in the slider track to compensate for a broken vertical roller.
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